This chronological adventure log does not include brief trips, single-day missions, cross-country drives, working at summer camps, and many other adventurous moments.
“UA” designates an Unschool Adventures program—pictures found here.
Attending Deer Crossing Summer Camp as a camper. Highlights: windsurfing & backpacking trips.
Homestay in Chile & snowboarding at Termas de Chillan, 5 weeks.
Solo backpacking in the High Sierra (Mineral King), 3 days.
Snowboarding trip to Whistler-Blackcomb with Bryan, 1 week.
Volunteer backcountry ranger in the Trinity Alps, 1 week.
Western Europe hostel-backpacking trip with high school friends, 5 weeks.
Snowboarding trip to Big White with Bryan, 1 week.
Pacific Crest Trail (Mexican border to Interstate 10), 2 weeks. (trail journal)
John Muir Trail (Tuolumne Meadows to Bishop Pass), 9 days.
Pacific Crest Trail trip (Southern California, Section E) with Morgan, 4 days. (pics)
UA Argentina, 6 weeks.
High Sierra backpacking (Hoover Wilderness) with Cameron, David, and Julie, 6 days. (pics)
UA Writing Retreat (Oregon), 4 weeks.
UA Australia, 7 weeks.
New Zealand, 3 weeks. (pics)
UA Spring Retreat (Oregon), 2 weeks.
UA Fall Retreat (Oregon), 6 weeks.
Guatemala tree climbing with Jim, Vince, and Julie, 10 days.
UA South America (Argentina, Chile, Peru), 7 weeks.
India with Brenna, 5 weeks. (pics)
High Sierra backpacking (Mammoth) with Vince, 4 days. (pics)
UA Writing Retreat (Colorado), 4 weeks.
UA Argentina, 4 weeks.
UA Writing Retreat (Massachusetts), 4 weeks.
UA New Zealand, 6 weeks.
Peru with Brenna, 4 weeks. (pics)
UA Trailblazer (North Carolina), 1 week.
High Sierra backpacking (John Muir Wilderness) with Vince, Roy, Julie, and Brenna, 3 days. (pics)
Amsterdam & Madrid, 4 weeks. (pics)
UA Buenos Aires Tango, 4 weeks.
UA Nepal, 6 weeks.
Lost Coast backpacking, 3 days.
Sierra High Route backpacking with Matt, Morgan, and Julie, 5 days. (pics)
Mexico (Oaxaca) and Guatemala (Xela), 4 weeks.
UA New Zealand, 6 weeks. (pics)
Buenos Aires, 5 weeks.
Yosemite backpacking with Dana, 3 days. (pics)
Kings Canyon High Route with Julie and Fred, 5 days. (trip report)
Colombia (Medellín) with Julie, 3 weeks.
UA Argentina Semester, 12 weeks. (pics)
UA Dance Recess, 1 week. (pics)
Europe (UK, Norway w/ Ingmar, Denmark w/ Liam, Barcelona w/ Matt) + Camino del Norte / Camino Primitivo hike, 5 weeks. (pics)
Germany with Sarah, 2 weeks.
UA Southeast Asia, 7 weeks. (pics)
UA Spain, 6 weeks. (pics)
Germany with Sarah, 2 months.
Sierra High Route, 2 weeks. (trip report)
Te Araroa trail, 8 days. (pics)
New Zealand, 4 months. (pics)
Green River rafting/dancing trip, 4 days.
Southern Sierra High Route with Julie, 5 days. (trip report)
French Alps with Fred, 3 days.
Nepal with Sarah, 4 weeks. (trip report)
Eastern/Southern US bike tour, 6 weeks. (trip report)
Desolation Wilderness with Julie and Vince, 3 days.
Germany-Switzerland-Austria bike tour, 2 weeks.
Trail running in French alps with Fred, 2 days.
Brazil, 1 month.
The Arizona Trail & canyon country, 1 month.
Domelands, 2 days.
The Tahoe Rim Trail, 8 days.